Gender Parity

How to succeed in your career in tech: a female perspective by Nadine Thomson

I recently chaired a panel interviewing inspiring women from different countries and backgrounds who have become recognised technology leaders in their fields. There was a lot of collective wisdom about how these women had navigated their careers and succeeded in becoming technology leaders. Here are three highlights from our conversation with the talented Sabah Carter, CIO of News Corp, Judith van de Pas, CIO of Shell Retail and May Yap, Global CIO of Jabil.

Career paths are not linear

Gender Bias in the Workplace

When an estimated four million women around the world took part in the Women’s March in January 2017 it was clear that a movement was afoot. Both the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns have called out sexual discrimination across the board starting with the heady heights of Hollywood and the powerhouses of government, down to businesses and organizations.

Legislatively, gender pay gap reporting came into force in the UK in April 2018 requiring organizations to publish their gender pay gap. However, there is still a long way to go…